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Models With Disabilities Are More Interesting Than Models Without

Four Four is all over the new ANTM-like show in the UK, Britain’s Missing Top Model, which besides a nonsensical name and concept, seems like it’s just using the familiar template of a model competition to showcase people who wouldn’t normally be on reality TV. Maybe because they’ve been taken from a different pool than the stagnant reality TV contestant pool, or maybe because their disabilities give them actual stories to tell, they make ANTM contestants look, if possible, even more like boring spoiled brats. The girls’ first meeting, where they share their disability stories, is 1 minute in:

The pullquote is, of course, “I surrounded myself with penis.”